Contra Costa County Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Board of Supervisors to place stricter limitations on 'alcopops' in Contra CostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... the kinds of booze products that businesses may sell. The ordinance only affects unincorporated areas of Contra Costa County, said Ed Diokno, a policy analyst for Supervisor Federal Glover. Each individual city council will have to pass and adopt ...

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  2. Richmond officer found with marijuana in home won't face chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... September, pending an internal investigation, officials in the Richmond Police Department said. The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has been investigating since the case came to its attention earlier this year but is not inclined to ...

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  3. Racial harassment lawsuit against Contra Costa County, DA dismissedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | San Jose Mercury News

    David Brown, who worked in the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office from 1986 to 2011, sued the county, District Attorney Mark Peterson, deputy District Attorney Doug MacMaster and Karen Zelis-Holder, a former Contra Costa prosecutor. Brown, 56, an African-American currently in private practice in Fairfield, declined to comment on the dismissal.

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  4. Board of Supervisors to place stricter limitations on 'alcopops' in Contra CostaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Alcopops such as Four Loko are found in the alcoholic section at Romi's Liquor on the corner of E. 18th St. and Cavallo Rd. in Antioch, Calif., Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014. The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to approve more regulation of the sugary alcoholic drinks.

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  5. New Richmond Mayor Tom Butt announces youthful staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Mayor-elect Tom Butt announced his three-person staff Tuesday, tapping Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia's longtime chief of staff to head his office, along with two aides in their mid-20s. Terrance Cheung, who has worked in Gioia's office for about 14 years, will become Butt's chief of staff when he is sworn in next month.

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  6. Assemblyman Frazier endorses Bonilla for State SenateRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 16 | The Antioch Herald

    ... announcing her campaign for State Senate, she has already quickly earned the support of the following: Contra Costa County Deputy Sheriffs Association, United Professional Firefighters of Contra Costa County, Local 1230, Concord Police Association, ...

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  7. Kaiser Vacaville verified as Level II Trauma CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... Before that, such patients had to travel much further to reach a trauma center in Sacramento or Contra Costa County. “We are extremely proud that the American College of Surgeons has verified that our program meets their standards,” ...

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  8. Safe Routes Webinar Covers Transportation and Chronic AbsenteeismRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | STN Online

    ... Another transportation program that may have helped reduce absences was the reduced bus pass program in Contra Costa County California. John Gioia, county supervisor discussed how the program came about through student advocacy and different sources ...

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  9. East Contra Costa Twice-Told Tales: Phone plant investment brought growth 60 years agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Phone plant investment brings business growth: From 40 calls a day through the Knightsen exchange 10 years ago now up to 432 calls a day at present reveals the growth of telephone patronage in East Contra Costa County, according to the G. R. Stockberger, Pacific telephone manager in Pittsburg. Stockberger disclosed that in the past 10 years, the company has poured almost a million dollars into equipment in the area.

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  10. E-viewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Community organizers are working to combat teenage alcohol consumption and have called for a ban in Contra Costa County on the sale of sugary alcoholic coolers known as "alcopops," such as Mike's Hard Lemonade and Four Loo, which they say can ...

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  11. Group helps struggling families feed their pets and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    Erin Pina wants to keep animals out of shelters and help pet owners who think they have to give up a pet. The Oakley resident founded Furry Friends Food Relief, a nonprofit that provides year-round pet food and pet supplies to people in need in Contra Costa County.

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  12. On Tap: East Contra Costa County theater, arts and other eventsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    The First Missionary Baptist Church presents "Born is the King, It's Christmas," at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 640 E. Tregallas Road. The choir and children's choir will sing accompanied by a full orchestra.

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  13. Around San Ramon: Chamber recognizes those making a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Young, who teaches transitional kindergarten, also was one of the four finalists for this year's Contra Costa County Teacher of the Year. The longtime Danville resident previously taught kindergarten and a kindergarten/first grade combination class ...

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  14. New members, new majority on Antioch School Board flex their musclesRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | The Antioch Herald

    The December 10 meeting of the Antioch Unified School Board began with the newly elected board members, Walter Ruehlig and Debra Vinson, reenacting their swearing-in ceremony for the public. Long-time School Board Member Claire Smith administered the oath of office to Ruehlig, while Contra Costa County District III Supervisor Mary Nejedly Piepho did the honors for Vinson.

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  15. Home sales in Bay Area slide in NovemberRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    ... County's median price for all types of homes was $585,000, up 12.8 percent from the previous November; Contra Costa County's was $435,500, up 6.2 percent; Santa Clara County's median price paid for a home was $715,000, up about 7 percent, and San ...

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  16. New Richmond mayor announces youthful staffRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Inside Bay Area

    Mayor-elect Tom Butt announced his three person staff Tuesday, tapping Contra Costa County Supervisor John Gioia's longtime chief of staff to head his office along with two aides in their mid-20s. Terrance Cheung, who has worked in Gioia's office for about 14 years, will become Butt's chief of staff when he is sworn in next month.

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  17. Library CornerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    All Contra Costa County library branches offer programs for children, teens, adults and families. All branches will be closed Dec. 24-25 for the Christmas holiday, and from 5 p.m. Dec. 31-Jan. 1, for the New Year's holiday.

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  18. Public meetingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    ... from Dec. 24 through the remainder of the year. City offices will also be closed during that time. The Contra Costa County Mayors' Conference is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 8, hosted by the city of Antioch, at the Antioch Community ...

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  19. Good Neighbors by Faith Barnidge: Threads of Hope honors, One Warm...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Contra Costa Times

    ... Positive Mental Attitudes Seminars and the Sports Clinics program, offered at no charge to schools in Contra Costa County, with co-founder retired Concord Police Department Lt. Jim Alcorn. Most recently, Kops for Kids has rejuvenated the music ...

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  20. Campo defies odds againRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Rivals.com

    ... touchdowns and the Ugly Eagles got out to a 14-0 halftime lead. With Clayton Valley Charter advancing, Contra Costa County will have 60 percent of the Northern California representation. The Ugly Eagles face Redlands East Valley on Saturday. They ...

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